Legal and Regulatory Issues
Harvard University, The Latest Higher Education Institution To Be Mandated To Provide Video Closed Captioning – Forbes
On November 27, the National Association of the Deaf (N.A.D.) won a landmark settlement with Harvard University that institutes a series of new guidelines to make the university’s website and online resources accessible for those who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Borrower Defenses Regulations – Federal Register
The Department of Education (the Department) requests a revision of the current information collection associated with OMB Control Number 1845-0142 due to an increase in the number of borrowers asserting a borrower defense to repayment claim
Study: Veterans More Likely to Hold Non-Degree Credentials – Diverse
Strada Education Network and the Lumina Foundation collaborated to produce the “Veterans Without Degrees: The Benefits and Opportunities of Certificates and Certifications” report. Perspectives from veterans were used to analyze both the challenges and benefits of holding non-degree credentials.
Veterans for Career Education (VCE)
(Video) U.S. Airforce Veteran, Shonda (Tori) Robinson, speaks about the support and camaraderie that career and trade schools are able to offer, assisting in the transition particularly for servicemembers.
Click here to watch the interview.
Success Education Colleges to Host Third Annual Professional Development Conference
The one-day conference brings together the Colleges’ Team Members, leadership, and guest presenters—all with the goal of equipping staff and faculty with useful tools to help them remain on the leading edge of private-sector education.
Ten Predictions For The Very Near Future of Higher Education – Forbes
Experiential marketing – in the form of short summer and online courses for high school students – will become the dominant strategy of enrollment management.
Using esports to recruit, engage students – Community College Daily
Community colleges around the country are turning to varsity esports as a way to recruit and engage students and create excitement on campuses.
ICE arrests 90 more students at fake university in Michigan – Detroit Free Press
About 90 additional foreign students of a fake university in metro Detroit created by the Department of Homeland Security have been arrested in recent months.
‘A drop in the bucket’: Parents in college need child care, but federal dollars fall short – The Washington Post
With a $98,000 federal grant in 2018, Anne Arundel Community College in Maryland began providing free evening child care to low-income students four days a week.
What do millennials think of their college education? – eCampus News
While most millennials highly value their college education and degree, a notable 40 percent wish they had done more to prepare for their careers during college, according to a new survey.
Career Education Convention
hosted by CECU & FAPSC
June 7-10 | Orlando, FL | www.career.org/convention
This year CECU will be partnering with FAPSC, the Florida state association. The CECU Annual Convention and FAPSC Annual Conference have joined forces to maximize the conference experience for all attendees!
TODAY - Allied Plus Member booth registration opens, (reg. link will be emailed 9am EST)
Dec 9 - Allied Member booth registration opens, (reg. link will be emailed 9am EST)
Dec 16 - Booth registration open to the public (reg. link will be posted here)
Feb 3 - Attendee registration opens
Feb 3 - Call for Sessions opens